Postgraduate research funding

These scholarships and studentships are available to postgraduate researchers in the Department of Mathematics.

Your chosen course, level of study and other statuses may all affect your eligibility for the opportunities listed here.

York Graduate Research School (YGRS) PhD Scholarships

We're pleased to offer up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships for UK candidates who self-identify as being from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.

  • Funding: Tuition fees at UK (home) rate; UKRI-aligned stipend; research training support grant
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: Up to 6 per year

Commonwealth Scholarships

The University of York is a host university for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Various opportunities are available throughout the year. The majority of awards are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

  • Funding: various
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: Students from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize and more (see eligibility)

Extracurricular funding

While not directly related to your studies, these opportunities can help you get the most from your time at York.

Yorkshire Bach Choir

These awards pay for vocal lessons for any students contributing to ensembles and singing in the Yorkshire Bach Choir. It could also be to increase the lesson allowance of Music students, particularly those who are part-time and specialising in performance.

  • Funding: Variable
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

St Wilfrid's Church Scholarship

The Oratory of St Philip Neri at St Wilfrid's Catholic Church offers choral scholarships for soprano, alto, tenor and bass to form a quartet.

  • Funding: £1500 each
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 4

York Minster Choral Scholarships

York Minster offers choral scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.

  • Funding: £7032.48
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

Previous funding opportunities

These opportunities are closed to applications. They may reopen in future years.

Further information